Looking for some fun foods you can dye green for St. Patrick’s Day? Try these awesome ideas for St. Patrick’s Day!
With St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, and that means you will soon be seeing tons of GREEN! Green of course means good luck, which is why it is a fun color to incorporate into all of your St. Patrick’s Day foods and décor. This St. Patrick’s Day, get into the spirit even more by turning some of your favorite foods green.
Did you know there are all sorts of everyday foods that can be turned green with just a few drops of green food coloring? If you are ready to be inspired, here are 10 foods you can dye green this holiday season!
10 Foods You Can Dye Green for St. Patrick’s Day
Buy vanilla pudding and use green food coloring to turn it green fast. The fun thing about using green to dye pudding is you can do it in varying shades, so you can create an ombre effect pudding cup or parfait if you wish!
The easiest way to do this is in a countertop mixer. Just add a few drops of green coloring to vanilla ice cream. Mix well and place back in a bowl and pop in the freezer to re-freeze it. In a short amount of time, it will re-harden and can be dished up with plenty of green sprinkles on top.
Place a few drops of green food coloring in a bowl with a tiny splash of water. Mix well and paint onto a piece of bread. You can then place the piece of bread into the toaster and heat it. When it comes out it will be a soft green color.
Making green scrambled eggs has never been easier! Just mix your egg yolks along with a splash of milk and a few drops of green food coloring. Mix well and cook as usual. You will have the greenest eggs in town! You can also add green food coloring to your deviled egg mixture for festive green deviled eggs.
Add a few drops of green food coloring to milk for a bright and colorful drink that kids will love. This is a great way to get kids to drink their milk as they typically can’t turn down anything this bright, colorful, and fun.
Add a few drops of green food coloring your vanilla or plain yogurt for a fun pop of color. You can even freeze the yogurt after it has been colored to create yogurt bites or yogurt pops. To make the yogurt pops, mix the color directly into the cup, add a craft stick, and freeze. In no time you will have perfectly green yogurt pops!
Green marshmallows can come in handy for all sorts of St. Patrick’s Day s’mores, hot chocolate drinks, and other recipes. Just place some green food coloring in a bowl and dip the marshmallow in. Move it around quickly to catch the color without giving it the chance to absorb it. Allow it to dry before use.
You can add green food coloring to your cake mixes prior to baking for some fast and fun colors. You have to be generous with the food coloring, as the color tends to fade out as it is baked. Aim for at least 10 drops of color per batch.
Buy white chocolate chunks or chips and add a few drops of green food coloring to the bowl prior to heating. Heat and mix well, adding more if needed. In no time you will have green chocolate, perfect for topping desserts, dipping fruit in, or forming into chocolate pops.
DIY Green Tortilla Chips
Place a few drops of green food coloring in a bowl and brush it onto a flour tortilla. Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes or until crispy. Cut into triangles. You will have the most colorful green tortilla chips perfect for dipping.
So get out that green food coloring and see how many everyday foods you too can dye green. It is such an easy way to get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit!
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